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Improvements in Ethan Allen's sales & profitability
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Oct '11
Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. reported operating results for the three months ended September 30, 2011.

Net sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 increased 12.2% over the prior year to $184.9 million. The Company's Retail division net sales increased 16.7% to $141.2 million including comparable design center net sales growth of 14.9%. Written orders booked during the quarter by the Retail division were 13.2% greater than the prior year quarter including comparable design center order growth of 11.4%.

Farooq Kathwari, Chairman and CEO commented, "We are gratified to see continued improvements in our sales and profitability. Our focus of providing 'aspirational and attainable' offerings with complimentary design services is helping us differentiate in a very positive manner."

Net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 was $6.8 million or $0.23 per diluted share compared with the prior year of $3.8 million or $0.13 per diluted share. Excluding special items in both periods, net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2011 was $7.2 million or $0.25 per diluted share compared with $3.2 million or $0.11 per diluted share in the prior year period.

Mr. Kathwari continued, "Many major changes we undertook in the last three years demonstrate the impact of our vertically integrated structure. Our adjusted operating income grew 116% and our adjusted net income grew 127%. We also continued to maintain strong liquidity with $105.9 million of cash and securities while continuing to invest in our operations and also reducing our debt."

Mr. Kathwari concluded, "We plan to continue with our marketing and operational initiatives including introduction of a major product program reaching a larger consumer base and a strong adverting program getting across our total value proposition of style, quality, value, and personal service. While the economic environment remains challenging, we remain cautiously optimistic primarily due to the implementation of our various initiatives. However, we are also preparing for contingencies if the overall economic conditions were to deteriorate."

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc. is a leading interior design company and a manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings.

Ethan Allen Interiors Inc

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